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Exclusive Varieties

At Cope Seeds and Grain, we are proud to work with world-leading breeders and introduce outstanding varieties to the UK market. We have a growing portfolio of exclusive varieties. Our team are experts in organic seed and conventional seed and we have strong relationships with world-class UK and European plant breeders. This means we can supply established varieties but also bring new pioneering varieties to the marketplace, on semi-exclusive and sometimes exclusive arrangements.

We have fully certified organic land in Lincolnshire, where we conduct comprehensive field trials, guaranteeing competitive and organically suited varieties which have been extensively tested for a minimum of two years. We believe it’s important to grow our seed crops as close to the seed plants as possible and our industry-leading portfolio is supported by unrivalled passion and expertise.

Exclusive Varieties

Merlin Spring Oat

Merlin Spring Oat

An exciting new exclusive variety for 2020, Merlin spring oat is a high performing spring oat that boasts a high yield potential for both treated and untreated crops. It is a tall variety with excellent standing ability that offers a specific weight above the 50kg/hl milling oat requirement. Merlin also has good mildew resistance.

For further information please call: 00441529 421081

Somtri Winter Triticale

Somtri Winter Triticale

Somtri winter triticale is a low input variety with high grain yields. Suitable for drought-prone land, its impressive root structure allows access to nutrients and water deep within the soil profile, meaning its more tolerant to stress. 

Somtri is a tall variety with good standing ability. It has high resistance to fusarium and ergot and is suitable for fodder, or whole cropping for AD. 

Click here for the Somtri Fact Sheet.

For further information please call: 00441529 421081

Securo Winter Triticale

Securo Winter Triticale

The livestock farmer’s choice, on the AHDB descriptive list Securo winter triticale boasts the highest protein content and it’s the second tallest variety in its category, producing high straw yields. 

Securo presents security and reliability of performance and is extremely clean. It produces a full, high canopy that naturally suppresses weeds. 

This exclusive variety shows excellent resistance to yellow rust, mildew and Septoria tritici. Securo has an impressive specific grain weight and is suitable for conventional and organic growers. One of the tallest varieties available, it produces ample biomass and high grain yields. Securo, unlike other triticale varieties tillers intensively as well as producing an impressive specific grain weight. 

Securo has also been proven to withstand harsh winters making it a great option for UK growers. 

Click here for the Securo Factsheet

For further information please call: 00441529 421081

Elego Winter Rye

Elego Winter Rye

Now in its 2nd year commercially in the UK, Elego winter rye has proven popular and is in high demand. Elego winter rye is a population rye with medium maturity. Elego is a dual-purpose rye with a high untreated yield potential and phenomenal disease and stress resistance. It can be used as a milling rye or cover crop to manage soil quality, water, weeds and pests and is an ideal forage crop. 

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Elias Winter Rye

Elias Winter Rye

Elias winter rye is a high yielding, early maturing population winter rye. It’s a ‘dual-purpose’ exclusive variety that’s suitable for both feeding and milling. Performing well in official trials, it was found to be the top yielding variety, outperforming Amilo, Conduct and Duckato. This variety shows very good resistance to Ergot which makes it an excellent choice for the production of rye flour. Elias has excellent early plant growth which makes it also highly suited as both a cover crop and for biomass. 

For further information please call: 00441529 421081

Nelson Winter Wheat

Nelson Winter Wheat

German E winter wheats offering high gluten, high quality and strong disease resistance are seeing rising demand in the UK. Nelson is one of the best choices for growers whether it’s for milling or feed. 

The exclusive variety is bred by SZ Schweiger GbR, one of the leading German plant breeders who found it produced grain with outstanding bread-making quality and was classed as “E” quality, the highest quality rating attainable. 

Nelson winter wheat is a high gluten, high quality winter wheat with high untreated yield potential and has a wide drilling window from September to February and is early to mature. 

Liked by millers, Nelson can also achieve higher levels of protein from lower levels of nitrogen. The variety can earn a premium over normal group 1 premiums with its high protein and Hagberg falling number.

It’s suited to most soil types and has excellent Septoria, mildew, yellow rust and brown rust resistance and can compete with blackgrass, due to its high canopy. It also boasts good standing ability. 

Click here for the Nelson Factsheet

For further information please call: 00441529 421081

Evelina Spring Barley

Evelina Spring Barley

Evelina spring barley is a versatile, low input variety, offering both high untreated and treated grain yields, as well as high yielding straw for bedding or forage. 

This variety is prevalent with livestock farmers looking for a robust versatile crop, however, it’s also a popular variety for arable farmers, due to its strong yields, high feed quality and ability to suppress weeds. 

Bred by Austrian plant breeder Edelhoff, on-farm performance suggests that Evelina is on par or even in some situations out-performing market leading varieties. 

The variety’s outstanding disease resistance and early maturation allows for risk mitigation. The grain itself has proven to have excellent quality and high protein levels, as well as tall straw with excellent weed suppression. 

Click here for the Evelina Factsheet

For further information please call: 00441529 421081

Convoitise Winter Spelt

Convoitise Winter Spelt

Spelt is an ancient grain which has been around for 7,000 years and harvested for food for over 2,500 years. Its profile has changed very little over this time.

The crop is enjoying a revival in popularity in artisan breads and cereals and is increasingly employed as a component in livestock rations.

Convoitise winter spelt is suitable for conventional and organic farmers. The variety naturally has a low input requirement and a strong disease profile with good resistance to Septoria tritici, yellow rust and mildew.

Convoitise has good protein content, a high specific weight and is average to tall in height. 

Click here for the Convoitise Factsheet

For further information please call: 00441529 421081